The Nets were 10 for 31 from the field in the second half and lost to Miami for the 12th straight time.
While a win over the Celtics in mid-November is nice, it’s not the same thing as beating that team in green in April. Thursday night’s game was a good win for the Nets, and it should fuel their confidence and desire. However, it proved nothing.
I want to see if the Knicks can do a better job slowing down LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. Both players got into the lane way too easily last year against the Knicks. The Knicks have to play the pick-and-roll better and improve their individual defense.
UConn coach Jim Calhoun has undergone successful surgery to repair a left hip fracture from a bicycle accident.
Jim Rome, host of Rome on CBS Sports Network and The Jim Rome Show on the radio joined CBS Local Sports to give his take on the biggest topics in the major sports.
With Marcus Camby returning to Madison Square Garden, the present-day New York Knicks are resembling their defensive-strong teams of the late 1990s. Who is to say that New York can’t be the third-best team in the East?
As NBA teams become more familiar with each other over a course of a series, adjustments must be made. The Heat have not done that.
The Knicks lost a overtime heartbreaker to the Celtics 115-111 at the TD Garden on Sunday.
Neil Keefe is joined by Ryan Hadfield of WEEI.com to talk about the Knicks and Celtics, how Jeremy Lin’s taken over the basketball world and the state of sports journalism in both cities.
UConn’s president says the school has turned the corner when it comes to the academic performance of its men’s basketball team, and has a plan in place to ensure better results in the future.
Rajon Rondo had six points and 11 assists despite playing the fourth quarter with a dislocated left elbow, and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 97-81 on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Paul Pierce scored 38 points, Ray Allen added 32, and Rajon Rondo had a Celtics’ playoff-record 20 assists as Boston beat the New York Knicks 113-96 on Friday night to take a 3-0 in their first-round playoff series.
Absent the previous six seasons, the Knicks have quickly been reminded about postseason pain. Amar’e Stoudemire and Chauncey Billups are both banged up. Yet the real hurt for the Knicks comes from the realization they could have won both games in Boston.
The Knicks ran the Celtics out of the gym for 24 minutes. Unfortunately, they play 48. The game came down to one play and one player.
Ray Allen hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 12 seconds left, Paul Pierce shut down Carmelo Anthony and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat the New York Knicks 87-85 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.